- Political parties are warming up for the 2019 general elections in a bid to outdo one another at the polls
- A coalition of 36 political parties has shown its readiness to oust power from the ruling All Progressives Congress
- The coalition unveiled its national secretariat in Abuja on Thursday, August 2
As the 2019 general elections draw nearer, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has unveiled its national secretariat in Abuja.
Punch reports that CUPP is an alliance of 39 political parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party and Labour Party.
NAIJ.com gathers that the aim of the coalition is to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
A memorandum of understanding was signed by members of the coalition to field a joint presidential candidate to confront the ruling party in 2019.
Key committees were created by the coalition to kickstart its operation ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
The committees created are the blueprint/manifesto committee, publicity/media committee, strategy committee and the contact/mobilisation committee.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that in preparation for the forthcoming 2019 general elections, several parties were said to be battle ready to wrestle power from the ruling party.
A coalition of 36 political parties on Wednesday, July 4, said that it had set up a steering committee saddled with the responsibility of coming out with a blueprint on the solutions to the nation’s problems.
The national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Olu Falae, while meeting with representatives of the chairmen of the parties of the coalition under the umbrella of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) said, the merging of coalition is aimed at solving Nigeria's complex problem.
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